Driver sentenced after controversial plea deal in Vail hit-and-run

EAGLE, Colo. (VN) — Martin Erzinger was sentenced to a year’s probation and a suspended jail term on Thursday after a Colorado judge accepted a controversial plea bargain in the case of a cyclist who was the victim of a hit-and-run last July. Erzinger, a Denver-area wealth manager, originally had been charged with a felony […]

Riders killed in Italian accident, driver arrested

At least seven cyclists were killed and four injured on Sunday when a car drove into a group of amateur club riders in Calabria, southern Italy, local police told AFP. “There are seven dead and four injured,” said police at Lamezia Terme, the city where the accident happened. Subsequent news reports raised the number of […]

Driver in fatal bike accident sues parents for letting boy ride without a helmet

A Connecticut man serving a manslaughter sentence for striking and killing a 14-year-old boy is suing the victim’s parents, the Associated Press is reporting. David Weaving was convicted in the 2007 collision that killed Matthew Kenney. Prosecutors say he was recklessly passing another car when he hit Matthew while traveling more than 80 mph in […]